Zürich vs Lugano: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Switzerland Super League
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 18:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Letzigrund (26104 seats)

Super League: Zürich are ready for the visit of Lugano in what could be an interesting football game. Tipsway gives you all you should know!

Insights:
  • Zürich have the most points from losing position (8) in Super League
  • Lugano have the fewest matches over the total-line (3) in Super League

Both contenders have had plenty of rest since their last match. Let's aim for an animated fixture!

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Zürich form and stats

3-1-0 (win-draw-lost) are the Super League numbers at home for Zürich so far this season.

The Zürich supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Sion in Super League and win 6-2. As mentioned above, Zürich "killed" Sion in their previous game. They need to reset completely for this one and beware of complacency. The attacker Assan Ceesay was named "man of the match" for Zürich with the rating of 10.0/10. Ceesay hit one key pass.

A defeat was the result before that one, 1-3 away at Basel.

With more than three goals on average, the attacking play of Zürich is on fire here. A stunning 13 from 4 league matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 6 goals have been conceded.

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Lugano form and stats

It's gone fairly well in the Super League away games so far for Lugano with six points collected from three matches.

Lugano had fun at their own home (Stadion Letzigrund) last time out, beating Lausanne Sport 2-0. Reto Ziegler and Mohamed El Amine Amoura scored. Midfielder Jonathan Sabbatini was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.94. Sabbatini served one assist, hit three key passes and had 44 successful passes (of 50 total).

Preceding that game was the away victory against Luzern with the score of 3-2.

The Lugano manager M. Croci-Torti has got the team scoring on the road, with 7 away goals in 3 league matches. As for defending, Lugano rarely keep clean sheets as they have conceded 5 goals from these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The fixture lists shows this result when the teams faced each other previously this campaign; Lugano - Zürich 0-2. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: five - two - three (Zürich wins - draws - Lugano wins). As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), six had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

ZürichA. Marchesano
A. Marchesano
6 goals
LuganoM. Bottani
M. Bottani
3 goals
LuganoA. Abubakar-Ankra
A. Abubakar-Ankra
3 goals

Zürich missing players

Lugano missing players

Zürich Lugano
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
9 4 2 Played P 0 3 8
5 3 1 Won W 0 2 4
2 1 1 Drew D 0 0 2
2 0 0 Lost L 0 1 2
22 13 4 Scored S 0 7 13
17 6 3 Conceded C 0 5 10
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 100%
89% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 67% 38%
78% 75% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 67% 25%
22% 25% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 67% 25%
78% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 67% 62%
11% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 25%
11% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 12%
 
5.2 3.8 4.5 Corners for (avg) C F 0 5.7 5.2
4.7 2.5 3 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5.7 4.8
2.8 2.2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.7 3.1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
12.6 12.5 10 Shots (avg) S ( 0 7 11.4
5.6 5.5 3.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3.7 4
44% 59% 57% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 64% 41%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • All of Lugano's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Zürich's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Lugano have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Lugano have the fewest matches over the total-line (3) in Super League
  • Lugano haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Zürich have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Zürich have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Zürich have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Zürich have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Zürich have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Zürich have the fewest matches under the total-line (1) in Super League
  • Zürich have the most matches over the total-line (8) in Super League
  • Zürich have the most points from losing position (8) in Super League
  • Zürich have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Zürich haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Basel 9 5 4 0 23 8 5 3 2 0 16 5 4 2 2 0 7 3 15 19
2 Young Boys 8 5 2 1 23 7 3 2 1 0 6 1 5 3 1 1 17 6 16 17
3 Zürich 9 5 2 2 22 17 4 3 1 0 13 6 5 2 1 2 9 11 5 17
4 Lugano 8 4 2 2 13 10 5 2 2 1 6 5 3 2 0 1 7 5 3 14
5 Grasshopper 9 3 4 2 15 11 5 3 1 1 12 7 4 0 3 1 3 4 4 13
6 Servette 9 3 3 3 16 20 5 2 1 2 10 11 4 1 2 1 6 9 -4 12
7 Sion 9 2 3 4 12 22 4 2 1 1 6 5 5 0 2 3 6 17 -10 9
8 St. Gallen 9 1 3 5 13 23 4 0 3 1 6 8 5 1 0 4 7 15 -10 6
9 Luzern 9 0 5 4 13 20 5 0 2 3 8 12 4 0 3 1 5 8 -7 5
10 Lausanne Sport 9 0 4 5 9 21 4 0 2 2 5 11 5 0 2 3 4 10 -12 4

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Football is the most popular sport in Switzerland and the Swiss Super League is the top competition. It has ten teams who play each other four times for a total of 36 fixtures each. The season runs from July to May with a winter break. Number one in the final league table is the champion, number ten is relegated while number nine plays a relegation playoff.